Winter Mini Skirts and Sex Appeal

Ah winter, a time when the legs must always be covered and skirts seem inaccessible. But are they really? My tweed mini skirt is designated solely as a winter skirt – I don’t wear it unless there’s snow on the ground. Why? It’s too short to wear without tights, the fabric is too heavy for summer, and it’s black and white – my primary winter color combo.

I found this skirt at a thrift store for a couple dollars. It’s originally Forever 21. I like the metallic threads woven through it, and it’s a nice weight – balancing the short length well for cold weather.

close up wool mini skirt

I think we can all agree that sexy becomes difficult in winter. Yes, it’s a way of carrying yourself that flows from an internal well of self-love, but, in clothing, it’s typically considered form-fitting and skin-baring. If this is a part of your style, winter can feel confusing, even stifling. Sometimes all I want is to wear a sleeveless crop top! But alas, my abs freeze with the slightest chill in the air, so I’m left to other means. This skirt, like my leather one, is the perfect combination of cute and sexy. It’s not too much, but it’s fitted, high-waisted, short – just the right dose of winter sex appeal. And, depending on how I style it, I can raise that up or down.

winter wool tweed mini skirt

If I only feel like being comfortable, I throw a roomy flannel over it – it’s more cute than anything since I’m mixing patterns and wearing a massive shirt. And, most importantly, I’m comfortable. And warm.

flannel and winter mini skirt

Medium appeal – a fitted t-shirt, layered with a beanie and, when I get cold, my scarf and cashmere sweater. I would describe this as relaxed sexy, if anything. I’m comfortable, I’m wearing a beanie and sneakers, my body is covered, but I’m wearing a mini skirt and I love it.

winter mini skirt comfortable sexy cool

If you’re not sure about how to stay warm in a skirt or what type of tights to wear, check out this post I wrote a couple months ago. It’s easier than you think.

winter pattern mixing sweater with mini skirt

For a little more, I pair it with a v-neck sweater. Even this is relaxed and adorable because I’m comfortable, I’m warm, and the sweater is kinda long – I like to balance emphases in this way. Since my chest is bare, my waist is a bit obscured. I am teaching children in these outfits, after all.

tweed mini skirt winter sex appeal

So I didn’t get crazy with sex appeal here, but honestly I never do – that’s not my style. And I’m not trying to impress anyone. At least now you know a mini skirt is possible this time of year and, if you’ve got a hot date for Valentine’s day, pop a lacy leotard under your skirt, pair it with some over the knee boots and a bold lip, and you’re set. My date is with myself in a gorgeous Chinese coffee shop, so I will be wearing this because I can –

YOLO hat, comfortable sweatpants, relaxed winter style

I found a couple winter wool mini skirt options online – a J Crew skirt on Tradesy that has some fun color to it and a black and white H&M one on Poshmark. Stay strong, friends, we’ve got a month or two left in winter and then we can toss out the tights! In the meantime, buy yourself some flowers and be your own valentine, because you deserve all the love in the world and it starts flowing when you give it to your self.

Valentine's Day roses self-love

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Leather Skirt

Every girl needs a leather skirt, right? A little sexy, a little edgy – pair it with a lace leotard for a party or with a cozy flannel for a day at the movies. The idea of a leather skirt might seem intimidating or over the top, but check out my options below and you might be surprised.

leather skirt styled three ways

White button up, comfy running shirt, layered tees – I’ve got my skirt three ways for you here, and, trust me, there are so many more. That’s the best part of this – I can wear it with anything. And that’s what clothing is all about – versatility.

leather skirt with sweater

I found this skirt at a resale shop for $7. It’s originally from Forever 21, but feels like it’s pretty good quality – as good as fake leather can, anyway. It’s just the right length, has a lining to keep it from getting static-y with tights, and a sleek little zipper up the back. It’s just roomy enough, so I never feel constricted by it, but it stays in place at my waist.

leather skirt white button up style

When I looked online for leather skirts, most of them were skin tight and quite sexy. Personally, what I like about the leather material in the skater style is the combination of sexy and cute – it’s not too much.

winter leather skirt girl style

I found a couple similar to mine – one from from ASOS and one from MissGuided. If the sexy pencil or leather mini is your jam, rock on. But proceed with caution if you’re tryna wear that to teach children or to an office.

leather skirt watch ring style

I like wearing varied textures in traditional shapes – they’re understated but still noticeable. And they play well with others. This skirt goes with so many things, I’m sure I’ll post more on it. As for next week – I GOT NEW BOOTS. Get excited.

sporty leather skirt style

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